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Wethersfield Stop & Shop receives threat amid ongoing strike

Joe Cooper |

The Stop & Shop in Wethersfield was empty early Friday morning after a threat was called into the store Thursday evening, police said.

CT sheds 1,300 jobs in March

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut's jobs picture received some good and more bad news Thursday.

Day 7: Stop & Shop strike, negotiations continue

Joe Cooper |

Stop & Shop workers were still on strike Wednesday as ongoing labor negotiations with the Mass.-based grocery giant remain in flux.

Airlines will raise fares this summer. Here's why


Airfares are almost certain go up this summer. Troubles with the Boeing 737 Max are part of the reason.

Why big business is giving up its fight against a higher minimum wage


Corporate America has been, shall we say, evolving on the minimum wage in recent years.

State reviewing nursing home strike contingency plans


State health officials have begun their own preparations in advance of threatened strikes planned for May 1 at 20 Connecticut nursing homes.

Stop & Shop workers bullish about reaching labor deal

Joe Cooper |

On their fifth day on strike, Stop & Shop workers in Cromwell were growing optimistic Monday morning that the Mass.-based grocer and its union leaders were making progress on a new multiyear labor...

New taxes spell danger for CT retailers

Tim Phelan |

Once again, Connecticut is at a fork in the road. With less than two months remaining in the legislative session, decisions will soon be made on an array of tax increases actively being considered.

Infosys' Auker aims to put Hartford on tech-talent map

Sean Teehan |

Jeff Auker is leading tech giant Infosys through its development in downtown Hartford.

CT manufacturing wage growth outpaces most other industries

Gregory Seay |

Connecticut manufacturers are full of anecdotes about how they use higher-than-average starting wages to attract and retain younger talent, to replace experienced and aging workers they lose to...

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